Posts Tagged “Governor”

Ray Hanania on Politics Podcast: Pritzker’s “unFair Tax”

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Ray Hanania on Politics Podcast: Pritzker’s “unFair Tax”

Ray Hanania on Politics Podcast: Pritzker’s “unFair Tax” In his latest podcast, Ray Hanania on Politics, former Chicago City Hall reporter Ray Hanania digs deep into the problems that Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s “Fair tax’ poses for Illinois taxpayers. Hanania explores the problems caused when the state replaces the Flat Tax on incomes with a “graduated…

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J.B. Pritzker’s income tax shell game

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J.B. Pritzker’s income tax shell game

J.B. Pritzker’s income tax shell game Once again, Pritzker thinks money will not only buy him into statewide office but it will also pull the wool over the eyes of Illinois taxpayers. Pritzker’s new income tax plan changes the flat tax to a graduated tax that would open the door to significant tax increases on…

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Pritzker announces more appointments

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Pritzker announces more appointments

Pritzker announces more appointments Today, Thursday Jan. 17, 2019, Governor JB Pritzker made the following personnel announcements in his administration: Sol Flores will serve as Deputy Governor. Flores is the founding Executive Director of La Casa Norte, a non-profit organization established in 2002 that has served more than 30,000 youth and families confronting homelessness. Flores…

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Sean Morrison slams Governor Rauner for abandoning GOP

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Sean Morrison slams Governor Rauner for abandoning GOP

Sean Morrison slams Governor Rauner for abandoning GOP Cook County Commissioner and the County’s GOP Chairman Sean Morrison condemned Governor Bruce Rauner following disclosures Friday he abandoned his re-election campaign in the face of J.B. Pritzker’s challenge. Morrison said Rauner’s cowardly action severely injured the state Republican Party, and he urged an emergency statewide GOP meeting to…

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Pritzker packs ’em in

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Pritzker packs ’em in

Pritzker packs ’em in Candidate for governor visits Brookfield By Steve Metsch It’s doubtful the Brookfield Ale House has ever been so packed at 4 p.m. on a Tuesday. But it was standing room only Aug. 28 when J.B. Pritzker, the Democratic nominee for governor, paid a visit. The Lyons Township Democratic Organization hosted. “We…

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Law to improve internet access for seniors passed and signed

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Law to improve internet access for seniors passed and signed

Law to improve internet access for seniors passed and signed Gov. Bruce Rauner signed bills today to increase Illinois seniors’ access to high-speed internet and provide more convenience with permanent identification cards. House Bill 5752 creates the Broadband Advisory Council to explore ways to expand broadband access, often called high-speed internet, throughout the state, including…

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